From Istanbul with Love: The New Orientalism of Hollywood

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Abstract

It has been fifty years since a James Bond film ("From Russia With Love") first chose its exotic location as Istanbul. There have now been more than 150 films that present Turkey and the Turks as imagined in the West. That is, after more than sixty years of participating in Western democracy, having established a liberal market economy and enjoying a functioning multi-party political system, the image of Turkey in Hollywood is still emphatically Eastern.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationWhose City Is That? Culture, Design, Spectacle and Capital in Istanbul
EditorsDilek Özhan Koçak, Orhan Kemal Koçak
Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
Pages35-46
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014

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orientalism
love
Turkey
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market economy
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democracy
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Keywords

  • istanbul
  • turkey
  • cinema
  • film studies
  • urban
  • Bond
  • 007
  • skyfall

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Akser, M. (2014). From Istanbul with Love: The New Orientalism of Hollywood. In D. Ö. Koçak, & O. K. Koçak (Eds.), Whose City Is That? Culture, Design, Spectacle and Capital in Istanbul (pp. 35-46). Newcastle upon Tyne.
Akser, Murat. / From Istanbul with Love: The New Orientalism of Hollywood. Whose City Is That? Culture, Design, Spectacle and Capital in Istanbul. editor / Dilek Özhan Koçak ; Orhan Kemal Koçak. Newcastle upon Tyne, 2014. pp. 35-46
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